Art and Culture

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Founded in 1919, MWPAI continues to evolve while maintaining traditions of fine art and culture. The Museum of Art features a renowned permanent collection, fascinating exhibitions and education for all ages. This is a great place to spend a morning or an afternoon while you are visiting the area or the city of Utica. I chose this picture because it shows not only the beautiful interior of MWPAI but also the beautiful diversity of the people who call Utica their home. The Museum of Art's permanent collection of more than 15,000 objects originated in the taste and interests of …

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You’ve never painted before? Don’t worry! Experience is NOT necessary but enthusiasm IS welcomed. How does this work? A local artist will guide you with step-by-step instructions. At the end of our fun paint and sip event, you’ll have your very own one-of a kind painting to take home. 157 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501 315-725-0331 Website …

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First opened in 1928, this elaborate structure was built as a Mastbaum theater and shares its name with one of the chain’s brothers. The eclectic theater boasts a wealth of ornaments, including cherubs, Indian faces, marble lions, and a star-studded ceiling. By virtue of its terra cotta exterior, its style has been dubbed “Mexican Baroque,” although that’s somewhat specific for this melange of influences. Following a multi-million dollar renovation, the Stanley now hosts touring musicals, ballet performances, orchestra concerts, and other events. 259 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501 · 315-724-4000 · Web Site …

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